Ooty is a colloquial name for Udhagamandalam or Ootacamund to a place in Tamil Nadu that has been called as the ‘Queen of Hill Stations’ by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru the first Prime Minister of India.
Ooty has an altitude of about 7440 feet and is spread over an area of 36 square kilometers. In Ooty one can find the Dodabetta peak which is the highest point in South India.
The summer season lasts from April to June with the 40 degrees Celsius mark being reached often while the winter season starts from November with an average temperature of about 20 degrees Celsius.
There is no major wet season between summer and winter and most of the rainfall occurs between October and December due to the North-East monsoon. As per the census of 2001, the population of Ooty was 93921.
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